Medford Metro Area, Oregon 

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Population

212,070

+5.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$44,086

Median Home Price

$302,000

United States / Oregon / Medford Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Medford Metro Area, Oregon

Small-town complex - Southern Oregon along I-5, 30 miles north of the California border. June, September and May are the most pleasant months in the Medford metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Nearby recreation
Attractive setting
College-town element
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Air quality
Low ethnic diversity
 $429,500 
3868 Creek Mont Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1714 SqFt
 $292,500 
319 Jeanette Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1496 SqFt
 $385,000 
686 Aspen St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1624 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Medford Metro Area

Medford is historically an agricultural and timber processing center known for fruit growing (particularly its pears). More recently it has evolved as a cultural and residential crossroads between California and the Pacific Northwest. The city itself is fairly nondescript but has undergone some renewal and has a full complement of shopping and retail establishments popular with locals and Californians passing through to avoid sales tax. The timber industry is active but in long-term decline. Skiing, watersports, mountain biking, rafting, and hiking opportunities are abundant in the nearby mountains and Rogue River Valley. Ashland, 10 miles south, is a cute college town and arts community anchored by Southern Oregon State University and a renowned annual Shakespeare festival.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Oregon
County: Jackson
Metro Area: Medford Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Medford, Ashland, 17 total
Zip Codes: 97504, 97501, 97502, 97520, 97524, 97503, 97540, 97537, 97530, 97535, 15 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 1298 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Medford Metro Area is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Medford Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Medford Metro Area's cost of living is 4.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Medford Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in the Medford metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Medford metro area voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Medford Metro Area's population is 212,070 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Medford Metro Area is $302,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Medford Metro Area public schools spend $9,751 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.4 students per teacher in Medford Metro Area. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN MEDFORD METRO AREA, OREGON
97504, 97501, 97502, 97520, 97524, 97503, 97540, 97537, 97530, 97535, 15 total

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$429,500
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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319 Jeanette Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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